Making Dallas’ Zoo Better

Adhama and Boipelo are finally moving into the Dallas zoo. The hippos will make a great addition an will help to draw more people to the zoo, helping to attract more money in order to keep the zoo running. The hippos require very specific requirements in order to be comfortable and healthy and it was no small feat. It was also quite and expensive project with a price tag of about $14 million. This never would have been able to happen if it were not for the generous support of James Dondero and Highland Capital management.

 

The extensive project required not only constructions crews, but it was necessary to hire horticulturists, CLR designers, and a large team of experts. It required a lot of time and fundraising to make this happen.

 

James Dondero wanted to give back to the community and saw this a s the perfect opportunity. The zoo received a $1 million donation form Highland Capital Management and the work was able to get done. the zoo now not only has a couple of amazing new additions, but it has also gained a 5,000 square foot center for private functions that will help to draw more money in to keep the hippos and zoo happy. You can read all about it in the original article found here.

 

James Dondero has over 30 years of experience in the equity and credit markets and is now the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management. He has led the company to many successful award-winning products and solutions for investors. His career began as an analyst in 1984 and he holds majors in both Finance and Accounting. He also has his certifications for Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.

 

Dondero is Chairman of NexBank, Cornerstone Healthcare, and CCS Medical as well as NexPoint. James Dondero is also on the board of MGM Studios and American Banknote.

 

James Dondero supports many charitable donations such as the Perot Museum of Natural Science, Education is Freedom, Uplift Education, and the Snowball Express. Dondero is very generous with his donations of financial support and time.

Mike Baur: Helping People Dream Big!

Mike Baur is the ever-enthusiastic co-founder of Swiss Startup Factory, and manages the funding and financing of the company. He is an entrepreneur and businessman with a genuine heart of gold, and has made it his life-mission to help every day, average people start up the businesses they’ve always dreamed of, in the simplest ways they never thought of. His company provides the very clever service of combining all aspects of business-starting in a 3-month program; it simplifies the process by providing a one-stop shop of: financing, coaching, mentoring, office spacing, and giving exclusive access to networks in the investor/entrepreneurial world.

 

Baur has quite the impressive work history, as well. He worked in banking for more than 20-years, including both UBS and Clariden Lew. After resigning there, he began to invest in various startup companies, and in 2014 he co-founded Swiss Startup Factory along with Oliver Walzer and Max Meister. By 2016, he became the Deputy Managing Director of CTI Invest after Swiss Startup Factory and CTI became business partners. Baur spearheaded Swiss Startup Factory right through its infancy with the help of the Goldback Group and Fintech Fusion, and in December 2016, he was featured in a Wall Street Journal article covering his early career spanning from his banking-investment days to entrepreneurship. In addition, He is very enthusiastic about the digital age in which he resides, and acts as a Digital Board Member in several Swiss companies.

 

Baur spends much time speaking at various venues such as universities, mid-size companies, and start-up events and is passionate about giving back to society all that he has learned with the intent to, says Baur on his LinkedIn page, “give back the knowledge about the magic of accelerating startup ideas in Switzerland and developing new digital companies.”

 

He delights in communicating with those who share the same interests, and makes himself very reachable and approachable to the public. In addition to his work, he is an avid sports fan who loves his hometown hockey club called Fribourg Gotteron and he absolutely adores following the Swiss Tennis Pros on the ATP tour.

 

Mike Baur has gifted the world with his think-big and common-sense approach to starting businesses. He loves what he does, and seems to have found purpose in helping and caring for others who wish to dream big. The world is truly a better place for having him in it.

 

 

José AuriemoNeto Promotes Sao Paulo Catarina Executive Airport

José AuriemoNeto is the CEO of JHSF. It is a leader in upscale real estate development in Brazil. Now JHSF is presenting the metropolitan region of São Paulo its first international airport. José AuriemoNeto has ensured that this airport is specifically designed for Executive Aviation. This means that the airport will be able to serve various existing executive aircraft that are doing international flights.The airport will have its own air traffic control tower. Next, it will have the precision instruments in order to ensure smooth operations. The ultra-modern infrastructure at the executive airport will be as per the international standards.

This international executive airport will be operational for 24 hours. This ensures convenience to all as there would be no restriction of any kind on the operating hours.José AuriemoNeto has ensured that the airport has a long runway with dimensions of 2.470mX 45m. This will allow it to cater to all kinds of international carriers.The Catarina Executive Airport can receive large executive jets. These include Embraer Lineage 1000E from Gulfstream, besides Gulfstream G650 and G550, as well as Bombardier Global Express. It can also receive Falcon 7X as well as Falcon 2000 models. This way there can be non-stop intercontinental flights that can go to cities like New York, London or even Paris.The airport is located just 14 minutes away from São Paulo if traveling by helicopter. It is just a 35 minutes car drive from São Paulo’s main business centers.

This airport has an approximate area of 2,000,000 sqm. This includes 50,000 sqm of hangars along with 50,000 sqm of patios.This airport will be known for its exclusive service to make the experience of flying from Catarina Executive Airport truly unique.The Aviation Terminal will be equipped with top-class infrastructure that will support passengers and crew. Besides, it will have equipment that will be used for inspecting luggage, besides people as well as documents. This way the loading and unloading procedures will become really fast and very safe too.The International Executive Airport will have a Heliport that will connect travelers with various business centers in the state capital.

Talk Fusion CEO Bob Reina Returns to MarTech Advisor for Guest Column

When Bob Reina established Talk Fusion back in 2007 we aren’t sure that even he realized just what he was creating. Talk Fusion went on to become one of the biggest video communication solution companies on the entire internet. Their work providing support to companies and customers alike has been integral and changing the way advertising works. Reina accurately made the forecast that video marketing would become the new standard, and boy was he ever correct. Reina made his return to MarTech Advisor, a top publication for Chief Marketing Officers, in order to once again pen a guest column.

 

In 2016 Reina was brought on by MarTech Advisor, a top ten publication for CMOs, in order to write an article about his experience with video communication solutions. The work went over well and MarTech just had to have him back. This time around Reina chose to focus on something close to home: video marketing trends. Reina’s newest column for MarTech is now online under the title of “Video Advertising Trends of 2017‘. The publication is being sent to over 1 million subscribers and it should offer quite the hefty advice for people looking to break into the successful world of communication solutions.

 

Reina himself was excited to once again work with MarTech Advisor. Reina stated, “I’ve returned to MarTech Advisor to share key tips for executing video and more importantly, why you should be using it, so readers can capitalize on this massive trend in 2017 and beyond.” Reina’s words are hard to dismiss due to just how successful Talk Fusion has been over the past several years. With awards, huge clients, and more in tow we bet that Talk Fusion will be changing the game in the future.

 

 

Reina’s had quite the year in 2016 and 2017 and things only seem to be getting started. Reina’s company, Talk Fusion, landed the coveted Product of the Year Award for their application, Video Chat, from TMC. This award only served to heighten Talk Fusion’s already quality reputation. We expect Talk Fusion to continue pushing forward into the future with their newest upgrades to communication solution products and services.

 

 

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bob-reina-talk-fusion-ceo-returns-as-guest-author-to-martech-advisor-300411047.html

 

 

The Life Of Felipe Montoro Jens

There are many people in finance all over the world. There are only a few who are talented in investments and how they run their companies. Brazil is a hub for finance and they have some of the most talented people running their companies. Many of these companies work directly with the country of Brazil and other nations. One person, in particular, that is well-versed in the world of finance and investments is Felipe Montoro Jens. Felipe Montoro Jens is a finance professional from Brazil who is the Chief Financial Officer.

Felipe Montoro Jens specializes in the finance industry. he has worked in investments for years.  Felipe Montoro Jens ran the company to success and guided his employees in the right direction. His leadership was a turnaround for the company, which lead to many successful years.

Not only was he President and Chief Executive Officer but Mr. Jens was also the Senior Officer of Finance and the Senior Officer of Investments on YouTube. At Concessionaire do Centro Administrative do Distrito Federal S.A, Mr. Jens is on the Board of Directors as Chairman. On April 30, 2010, Mr. Felipe Montoro Jens was appointed Director of Braskem S.A. He left that position in 2013.

Over the years, Felipe Montoro Jens has proven to his colleagues and his critics his talent and capabilities. In his business affairs, he has shown his leadership and he has become an ally to his colleagues across the globe.

Josh Verne And The Right Mindset In Leading

While a lot of people are followers, many of them have dreams of being leaders. However, not that many have an idea of what it means to be a leader. After all, a lot of leaders don’t get respect because they don’t act like a respectable leader. They are more interested in controlling others. Some either grow from their experiences and become the respectable leader. Others tend to lose out on some valuable lessons. Josh Verne himself has discovered the importance of being a leader as opposed to being a boss. He talks about it on many occasions.

 

One thing that Josh has done was develop the necessary mindset for effective leadership. This involves putting others first. Therefore, he has to be willing to serve those that follow him. He has to also be willing to show people the way as opposed to just sitting around expecting them to follow orders. Fortunately, Josh Verne has shown that he is someone that is respectable. He has taken the time to help the employee out in this respect. This also makes it easier for the employee to adapt to the job environment.

 

Josh Verne also has a lot of advice for people in many different circumstances. One thing that is a given in the workplace is disputes. There are always going to be disputes. Therefore, when it comes time to help with the dispute, it is important to listen to both parties. One of the worst things that could be done is to make it look like one is taking sides in the dispute. This could alienate one party. As a result, the mediator is going to be made to look bad. Josh Verne has learned how to solve many problems when it comes to the workplace. For one thing, he has realized that he is growing.